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Slides from the brief talk I gave on the app we're developing at GW Libraries in Washington DC to help campus researchers study data from social media services like Twitter.

Slides from the brief talk I gave on the app we're developing at GW Libraries in Washington DC to help campus researchers study data from social media services like Twitter.

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    20121018 Access "social feed manager" 20121018 Access "social feed manager" Presentation Transcript

    • social feed manager dchud @ gwu edu Access 2012 Montreal October 19 2012
    • how do researchersstudy social media?
    • by hand.
    • •google reader• copy and paste• fold, spindle, mutilate• excel• ...eventually, SPSS or equiv
    • whatever helpthey can get
    • it’s a lot of workfor not a lot of data
    • (1000s of tweets)
    • research opportunities are endless
    • colldev opportunities are endless
    • copy and paste to excel doesn’t scalejust ask any student assigned to do this!
    • options?
    • Twitter-licenseddata providers: DataSift Gnip Topsy
    • what we’ve learned •friendly • not cheap • more than we need • expensive • still need tools to collect, process, etc.
    • what researchers ask for • specific users, keywords • historic time periods • basic values: user, date, text, counts • 1000s, not 10000000s • delimited files to import
    • we can do some of this free w/public API
    • some we’ll have to buy
    • twitter api• user timelines: up to 3200, plus new• public streams: follow, track, geo, up to 3000/minute• search
    • user timelines
    • public streams
    • search
    • social-feed-manager• python/django• user timelines, filter, sample, search• simple display / export for user timelines• free software, on github
    • does thingswe can do
    • what about...• older data for busy users• historic events• keywords over time
    • $$$$today
    • ...so start collecting today
    • github.com / gwu-libraries / social-feed-manager@dchud || @liblaura